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Semicolon

By Patricia Ljutic (This story contains suicide.) My friend Lila had an ever-present yearning to be somewhere other than where she was, as if emotional burrs lodged under her skin and began pricking her before she could settle anywhere. She spoke about changing where she lived, but had such a…

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As to the question of when / It’s that moment of being

by Eileen Hennessy As to the question of when things took a turn: Maybe that summer when I was edgy, the luminous nights went cobalt blue, the caterpillars stripped the trees of every leaf, leaving me to count the branch-shadows trembling in the crabgrass yard. Since then, closer every day,…

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